As the Events Chair, Bob LaRue, Ph.D., BCBA-D compiled this information. Please feel free to reach out with your ideas, questions, and more.

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Annual Conference

The 15th Annual NJABA Conference will be held at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, New Jersey on Friday, April 3, 2020.

Date: Friday, April 3, 2020

Sponsorship Opportunities Terms
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UPDATE! Given Governor Murphy’s recommendation to cancel large gatherings of over 250 people, the NJABA Board has decided to postpone our Annual Conference until further notice.

Once we have rescheduled the Conference, we will be happy to refund your registration fee if you are unable to attend the Conference.

Thank you for your understanding and patience in this uncertain and dynamic time.  We will continue to keep you updated!

Keynote Address

Bringing Behavior Analysis to Mainstream Neurology: The Case of Tourette Syndrome

Doug W. Woods, Ph.D. Marquette University

Learning Objectives

  1. Attendees will learn to recognize Tourette Syndrome
  2. Attendees will learn about effective behavioral treatments for TS
  3. Attendees will learn the data supporting the efficacy of behavior therapy for TS

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Douglas W. Woods


Dr. Douglas W. Woods is currently Professor of Psychology and Dean of the Graduate School at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.  Prior to that he was Head of Psychology at Texas A&M University from 2013-2015, and a faculty member, Chair of Psychology and Associate Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from 1999-2013.  Dr. Woods received his Ph. D. in Clinical Psychology from Western Michigan University in 1999 after completing his internship at Boys Town and the Nebraska Internship Consortium. Dr. Woods has authored or co-authored over 270 papers or chapters, and authored or co-authored 9 books on Tic Disorders, Trichotillomania, and other repetitive behavior problems.  Dr. Woods has received over $6 million in extramural funding from the NIMH and other funding sources.   Dr. Woods is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.  He was the first non-physician to ever chair the Tourette Association of America’s Medical Advisory Board and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Trichotillomania Learning Center.



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